SOLD - 1820s Swedish Gray Beige Painted Sofa with Foliage-Themed Carved Back

SOLD - A Swedish sofa from circa 1820 with exceptional carving and gray/beige painted finish. Evoking a sense of regal elegance, this Swedish sofa from circa 1820 stands as a testament to the artistry and craftsmanship of the era. Nestled in a sumptuous gray-beige hue, leaning more towards a muted gray, this piece seamlessly merges the lines of antiquity with contemporary aesthetics. The robust structure assures of its sturdy and solid construction, making it not just an ornamental addition, but a functional one. The sofa's back is a canvas of intricate artistry, adorned with delicate foliage-themed motifs, cascading to meet the emblematic ribbon-tied wheat on the crest - a symbol of prosperity and abundance. The depth of the carving plays harmoniously with the black upholstery, creating a juxtaposition of textures. A carved reeded apron gracefully surrounds three sides of the sofa, enhancing its silhouette, while the tapered legs give it a poised stance. Imagine this piece gracing a sophisticated living room, acting as a focal point or complementing an already established classic theme. Its seat depth of 23.75" ensures comfort, making it ideal for intimate conversations, reading sessions, or simply for an afternoon reprieve.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 75.25"W x 24.75"D x 42"H. SH 18.75" SD 23.75"
Inventory Number: XX489
Price: $7,950